Grounds Person

St Marys Primary School

Armidale, NSW


Gardeners / Maintenance

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.52 FTE)

Applications Close: 18 May 2021



<p><b>Position</b></p><p>Permanent part-time 40 hours per fortnight.</p><p><br /></p><p><b>Commencement </b></p><p>The commencement date is 21 June 2021 or as negotiated with the successful applicant.</p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p><b>Position Purpose </b></p><p>The role of the Grounds Person, working under the general direction of the Principal, is to support the operational requirements of the School by being responsible for all aspects of the development, maintenance and presentation of grounds, sporting fields, turfs, sporting amenities, and gardens, for use by the School community, including visitors, parents, students and staff, and to actively promote a good first impression of the School to the general public. </p><p><br /></p><p><b>Essential criteria </b></p><ul><li>Demonstrated high level interpersonal and verbal communication skills dealing with staff, students and the wider school community </li><li>Knowledge of and ability to implement all relevant work health and safety legislative requirements to ensure safe and secure school environment </li><li>Able to work independently, with minimal supervision and perform work to a high and consistent standard </li><li>Knowledge suitable to the general maintenance of school buildings and care of the landscaping and grounds maintenance </li><li>Highly motivated, well organised and flexible in approach to work </li><li>The ability to apply Workplace Health and Safety standards, especially in the use and application of equipment and materials, including safe use of storage of chemicals </li></ul><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>Desirable criteria </b></p><ul><li>Previous experience in a school setting </li><li>Current drivers licence </li></ul><p><br /></p><p><b>Application </b></p><p>For questions regarding the professional nature of this position, please contact Alanna McRae, Principal on (02) 6772 4441 or email <a href="http://amcrae&#64;arm.catholic.edu.au" rel="nofollow">amcrae&#64;arm.catholic.edu.au</a> </p><p>Before submitting your application, please ensure the following: </p><ul><li>You have carefully read the position description and ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills, experience and qualifications.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Complete the relevant online application form by <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FQSXZNZ" rel="nofollow"><b>clicking here</b></a> and attach a cover letter (optional) and CV that clearly outlines your qualifications and career history. </li></ul><p>Preferred applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be subject to employment screening. </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>